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Oct 30, 2012 12:00am EDT
midst of deadly storm unlike any this city has seen before. for the first time since 9/11, all bridges and tunnels leading in and out of the city are closed down, and this is what manhattan looks like tonight. eerily dark and quiet as this massive superstorm has left hav atlantic seaboard from the carolinas to connecticut, claiming at least ten lives so far. flooding entire towns, causing blackouts across the midatlantic and midwest and snoerms frwstor maryla to tennessee. juju chahang spent t the day in lower manhattan and comomes t u from the dangerously flooded streetings. >> rorter: we've sent much of this evening wading through the fldwaters ofmanhattan, rough the evacucuation zozone, this storm now has the dubious distinction of setting a record for a record storm surge but it's deceptively calm no notot lot of rain wi, penn historic canyons of lower man hasn't and the 9/11 memorial began flooding this evening. behind me is litallyly the financial hea of the stage, new york stock exchange shut down today and tomorrow. detectly bind me is what new rk oicials feared,, tonight a ge
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Oct 10, 2012 12:00pm EDT
on how fans are reacting. >> do not worry, they have it here at crystal city sports club. like i was saying, we have northern virginia as well. there is that feeling that baseball is back in washington and for the first time in a long time we have playoff baseball here in the capital. >> this is the first time since the early 1930's. it was very exciting with the capitals having something to cheer about. >> we are hoping that this is another win. what are you hoping for out of today's game? >> something exciting. it has been a long time since we've had a reason to be excited about baseball. we have a lot of excited fans. without it, i do not know what happened. >> out here, i have to tell you that they have what they call a nattitude shooter. some of these fans coming in on their lunch break they can head down to the park. >> still on the clock? >> we expect you to behave throughout the rest of the show. it is getting better and better outside. warmer than what it was earlier. >> right here we have the center field entrance. it is a transient area quite often, when you come to games.
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Oct 23, 2012 5:00am EDT
15 degrees above average. the seven-day forecast coming up. first, traffic would jamee whitten. virginia 495 and 395, no problems. 95 through stafford and dale city, normal. on theheck out 395 -- from an easy ride the beltway. good morning to the nation's capital. 5 in d.c.. on 29 southeast southwest freeway is open. is open.beltway bethesda.od in 270 looks fine. there's a crash at central the northbound 201.tion of >> it's 53 degrees. >> a disturbing case in louisiana. the woman managed to tell police louisiana. the woman managed to tell police was sent her well, inside the brewer, there's a giant staircase. and the room is filled with all these different kinds of coffee. actually, i just press this button. brew what you love, simply. keurig. every room deserves to look us what our great.te color is? and every footstep should tell us we made the right decision. so when we can feel our way through the newest, softest, and most colorful options... ...across every possible price range... ...our budgets won't be picking the style. we will. more saving. more doing. that's the power
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Oct 19, 2012 4:30am EDT
women in their condo at ellicott city. the women recently found the hearing -- hidden cameras. police found images of the suspect on the video that was taken as he was setting up the camera. police say it was first set up in june in one of the bedrooms. over the next few months, he re- entered the condo several times. there are no signs of forced entry. if you recognize this man police want to hear from you. >> 4:49. more of politics takes an extreme twist in fairfax county. >> he may have a political sign in your front yard with a simple act has turned ugly in one neighborhood in springfield. >> the five of lot of rolling what in springfield, virginia is a bipartisan case study in political ingenuity. >> anybody as allow to have a big sign. >> a few weeks ago, he had his obama sideswiped. she made her own. >> obama? yes. baiden? yes. caution tape. my no trespassing sign. my security camera sign to let people know i'm watching you. >> only a few houses away -- eric schaeffer and shares a similar tale but from the other side of the aisle. in august, a car pulled into his driveway. >> t
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Oct 29, 2012 2:30am EDT
evacuate you are not just putting your own life in danger you are endangering the lives of first responders. >> tens of millions impacted from the carolinas to can pa and best to the great lakes. atlantic city new jersey is virtually shut down in an tis passion of a direct hit. >> i am really, really worried. because they just told a friend of mine, basically it is going to hit the bay. the bay and the ocean will come together. >> reporter: utility workers are standing by to reap pair, expected massive, widespread power outages. >> it may take a long time not only to clear but also to get, for example, the power companies back in. >> reporter: sandy is wreaking havoc here in ocean city, maryland. the heavy rain and wind has forced the maryland governor to cancel early voting scheduled for today. back to you, rob, paula. >> timon try to stay dry out there. our extreme weather team of course has been working through the night to pinpoint sandy's expected path. >> accuweather.com meteorologist jim dickey joining us this morning with the latest. good morning, jim. >> reporter: good m
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Oct 9, 2012 5:00am EDT
ballot would have to be verifieand can only be afterwards. the city has to verify that it was cast by qualified voter. virginia remains the focus of a campaign. this afternoon, first lady obama will speak to leesburg at the loudoun county fairgrounds. tickets are required. in the evening, the first be at a fundraiser in mclean. while the first lady is in president will supporters at ohio state university in columbus. mitt romney will make a stop in ohio and iowa. vice-president joe biden and republican nominee paul ryan are debate onfor a thursday. outside, 45 degrees. wet. >> still ahead, the mother of accused murderer george gets her first television interview. i believe in the beginning that he was innocent. i believe in the beginning tit's time to get real about what happens in the bathroom. and start talking about what you really want from your toilet paper. it's time to talk about clean. feeling clean is so important. i use quilted northern. quilted northern soft and strong is stronger than the leading value brand, for a confident clean. when president obama couldn't. first,
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Oct 26, 2012 6:00am EDT
his fund in 2011. >> tampa upset the vikings. it was a 36-17 win. there was a 64-yard run. his first half fumble led to a bucs touchdown. some people say the government never listens. >> you walkout seattle cabdriver's among them. the city is requiring cabdrivers to wear neat and clean clothes. drivers say they can maintain their own standards. >> they fought city hall and convinced them. 6:27 and still another half hour of "good mor we had a good group of people. good group of employees out there. this was a booming place. and mitt romney and bain capital turned it in to a junk yard. i was suddenly, 60 years old. i had no health care. mainly i was thinking about my family. how am i going to ke care of my family. he promised us the same things he's promising the united states. and he'll give you the same thing he gave us. nothing. anncr: priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >> live, and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> i am very concerned. >> straight ahead, getting ready for a mega-storm. >> will take a live look at a re
ABC
Oct 28, 2012 8:00am EDT
is about to show you, and she's in atlantic city, it's doesn't matter much other than the coastal weather effects where this storm is going. i'm going to go to matt gutman first, this storm breezed by where matt is. and already, there's a lot of wind and rain. look at that, matt is standing in what looks like seafoam. good morning, matt. >> reporter: breeze by is kind of the right term. and that's what's so shocking about this storm, it's about 200 miles off the coast and still we're getting all of this weather. this looks like snow, but it's seafoam. and that's how violent this storm is. 200 miles off, it's kicking up all of this wind and wave action and tossing all of this stuff inland. that's a big concern here. this is just a sliver of what folks farther up north and mid-atlantic are going to see. lot of folks here are accustomed to storms like this, like hurricanes, haven't seen this -- this, the biting cold that's accoanying it. i'm wearing multiple layers of clothing right now. it's so wet. as you said, sam, the combination of wind, rain, all of this storm surge coming in,
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 6:00am EDT
nats win the first pennant -- it was eight years ago on the nationals moved from montreal to the district. and the champagne celebration last night was one we have not seen in the city in nearly 80 years. the team lost the game against the phillies. but in the ninth inning, the players are not the second place but lendl lost and pittsburg allowing washington to clinch the east division. the nationals won enough games from april to september 2 when the division. they have never finished with more wins than losses and actually shot to finish with the best record in all of baseball. >> you want to enjoy it the night, but we want to get deep into the playoffs. we will -- we want to have more of these. we want that trophy. >> now the team still -- modells opened at 8:00 a.m.. i have something even better. how about some bryce harper striven strasbourg masks, just in time for halloween. >> may be confined some swimming and googles. >> either way, we appreciate it. >> for continuing coverage of the nats division games you can find it on our website wjla.com. court's believe it or not, i
ABC
Oct 25, 2012 5:00pm EDT
in every climate of the city. >> make sure that i am prepared in the basement and are tenants are prepared and ready to put their furniture out on bricks. >> eric was among the first wave of customers buying generators at the home depot in the district. others were buying batteries. >> i am paying attention now. >> the beautiful fall colors it could spell trouble in the coming days, especially when they are right into the streets. montgomery county authorities are urging residents to sign up for their other system ahead of the storm. there is a link to that on our website, wjla.com. jennifer donelan, abc 7 news. >> we are live from bethany beach, to see how people along the shore are preparing for the potential for kaine sandy visit. as always, go to our website for updates day or night. >> a formica midcounty swim coach is in police custody, charged with abusing a swimmer on 18 years ago. natasha barrett has why the police chose not to arrest richard curl. >> in the investigations like this, it is all about timing, getting the victims' stories together, and taking time to talk to
ABC
Oct 18, 2012 5:00am EDT
foundation dinner in new york city. the nielsen company said 65.6 million viewers watched tuesday night's presidential debate. that was between president obama and mitt romney. that's down from 67 million who watched the first debate. the third one is monday night at 9:00 at lynn university in boca raton, florida, which will focus on foreign policy. >> the file to police officer is accused of beating the university of maryland student. new video shows john mckenna acted in a nonthreatening way before the two officers beat him. the judge threw out first-degree assault charges against the officers because it did not look like the officers hit him on the head. the officers still face second- degree assault and misconduct charges. police have solved the case of a cellphone theft at the university of maryland. a juvenile male grab the phone from a female student and rode off on his bicycle after a struggle. police traced the phone to an address in hyattsville and arrested the suspect. several items were recovered linking him to the crime. he was later released to the custody of his mot
ABC
Oct 31, 2012 5:00am EDT
spoke with the president and his team of staff tuesday and the city would but first thehem city officials have a lot of things to do. is blamed for 50 nearly 70the u.s. and more and caribbean. the storm left 8 million customers without power nationwide. working around the clock thery to restore power to customersousands of in the d.c. region. they are making progress. numbersok at the latest -- most of those outages are in anne arundel county. power outages could make the tricky forittle headed back to school this morning and people get to work. out another school closed, in howard bowman bridge. those at the top of the screen. brianne carter has more. morning. prince george's county schools announcement yesterday schools would be open but that the appeal -- but xl academy -- excel academy, the lights are willut we don't know if it reopen. is not beente updated. we called a 24-hour weather line. queen elementary school, we're not sure about that school either. we are still waiting on that. has been out at these two schools. the power companies have been working around the clock
ABC
Oct 10, 2012 7:00am EDT
holiday, riders would typically get a break. as we told you, we're getting for the city's first postseason game since 1933. the nationals take on the st. cardinals this afternoon. to the game,ing check your tickets. says homeyour tickets game one. it may be the third game of the is the first game at home. newschanneltation, have an in-depth report the ballpark in a minutes at 7:30. >> the couple of accidents tying up in maryland at inbound 50. traveling in virginia, not too bad for the most part with volume delays inbound i-395 . a little hray, this morning -- gray this morning. the clouds are breaking up. 37 degreesand clear, in winchester. we are on our way to 72 degrees this afternoon. >> we will be ♪ wild thing >>> take a look at that. little girls swimming with tiger cubs, in a pool. it's at a florida animal sanctuary. the director says, the cubs are similar to house cats. would you let your kids take a plunge with a tiger. look at matt gutman. >> in a wet suit, no less. >> been a couple of weeks since we had matt in a wet suit. good to see that again. good morning, everyone. robin
ABC
Oct 5, 2012 6:00am EDT
until 4:00 a.m. on monday. it is not clear if they will stay open but this is the first test of a new city policy allowing extended alcohol hours before holidays to bring in more revenue. >> 6:37 and still ahead -- the prince george's county fire department is going hank. >> details on the big weekend performance coming up. [ male announcer ] who will raise taxes on the middle class? according to an independent non-partisan study, barack obama and the liberals will raise taxes on the middle class by $4,000. the sameme organizatsaion says the plan from mitt romney and common sense conservatives isnot a tax ke on the middle class." want proof? re the non-partisa study for yourself at american.com. obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >> firefighters and paramedics in prince george's county or during their part to raise awareness of breast cancer this month with specially designed pink t-shirts. you can buy one for $15 and the proceeds will go to breast cancer research. for information, find it on line at wjla.com. >>
ABC
Oct 24, 2012 7:00am EDT
lake city, first snow of the season. we'll show you pictures in the next half hour. >> thank you. >>> coming up, meet the real-life home alone girl, the brave 10-year-old who foiled a home invasion with a dramatic 911 call. >>> and can you imagine ross and rachel not ending up together? the creator behind "friends" reveals how one of the most beloved couples almost didn't make it. >>> and these parents getting payback when their daughter misbehaves. why it's stirring so much debate right now. >>> and one of the biggest weddings of the year. justin and jessica, brand-new photos. a lot of details, coming up. [ male announcer ] we're all on a journey to financial independence. ♪ whether you're just beginning the journey... ♪ ...starting a family... ♪ ...or entering a new chapter of your life. while the journey is yours, pacific life can help you protect and grow the assets you'll need along the way. to learn how, visit pacificlife.com. pacific life. the power to help you succeed. just begin with america's favorite soups. bring out chicken broccoli alfredo. or best-ever meatloa
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Oct 3, 2012 4:30am EDT
. back to you. >> thank you. arlington, reader's has made of america's 10 sharpest cities. education level, eating, and habits considered. san francisco came in first. reader's digest found seven in residents with at least a l below thedegree fal average. fremont california was in third place. traffic on the dulles access will come to a stop for two minute stretches between 9:00 t trucks 2:00 p.m. sal more sections of the e for the metrog station. be similar traffic friday. if you want to get away and stay by, check out the cox farms forat free. its this week to give away. can win four tickets to the fields ofnd four at fear tickets. winner eachunce a the 6:00week during a.m. hour of good morning washington. it is 67 degrees. >> the redskins show their for a controversial measure appearing on the nove i don't spend money ongasoline. i am probably going to the gas station abt once a month. last time i was at a g station was about...i would say... two months ago. i very rarely put gas in my chevy volt. i go to the gas station such a small amount that i forget how to put gas in my car.
ABC
Oct 29, 2012 4:00am EDT
whipping hard this morning. this is not the beginning of what we are going to feel in ocean city. the water is now coming closer. this is something we have been monitoring. we are the brink of the area they are evaluating. they are trying to keep everybody's safe, knowing the first responders will not be able to get them in the case of an emergency. >> thank you very much. from ocean city to annapolis. >> we have a look at the early hour there. >> we can tell you it is raining hard here in annapolis, maryland and it has been for several hours. some of the businesses have already heeded the warnings. this is buddy's crack house. if you looked inside the window they put all of their outside furniture inside. many warnings were given out in annapolis. the mayor advising people to leave the area. here are some of the problems we are already seeing. not even here yet. the chesapeake has not jumped its banks. you see more businesses across the street. not only putting down the sand bags. trying to prevent any glass from shattering. we have seen a lot of tape on the glass. they had iren
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Oct 29, 2012 11:00pm EDT
some of the problems sande is causing around area, particularly at ocean city. the boardwalk suffered extensive .amage let's check in now, the very latest. butt is still very windy, be as seem to frequent. seem to be as strong. for the first time in about 12 hours, i am not soaking wet. i want to show you some video of the things that went on today. waves were the big issue. you can see the big waves that were crashing out. problem asere a well. over the sea wall at boardwalk and were crashing in the businesses. you can see that basically, all city belown floodednth street was the block behind the boardwalk all the way over to the bay. they had a mandatory very serious storm. it does seem to be lessening and that is the very good news. i think you can probably see as back, a couple of young n that want to be on tv. the waves are really starting to settle down. the wind is coming from a different direction and the is starting to settle down. this storm is, by no means, over. things are beginning to settle down and from the sounds of what g onring, it is movin through the washington are
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Oct 22, 2012 12:00pm EDT
. some travel delays in chicago n francisco. going into those cities, expect some delays. otherwise, beautiful weather low 70's. in the thank you. the first time in eight and months, commuters to not take a detour to get in of the dupont circle metro station. >> before the sun came up this morning, he was ready to work. he hands out "the washington post" express and he told us that he could not be more the entrance is back open. >> it is exciting because i get all the regular people, to operate normally. the entrance had been closed nearly nine months as metro replace all of the escalators. were says the escalators unreliable most -wide. we understood we needed to do it. like every day there people having to walk up and down. such a passenger flow issue. it creates backups and frustrations. cost $12 million. officials say the money was part the revitalization project. writers tell us they are glad pressing -- is addressing the problems and hope escalator will work come.ly for years to pay a bitlling to more as long as they keep the system running. is great they are doing it be that
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Oct 17, 2012 6:30pm EDT
the prime minister. but she's certainly not the first woman to fall head over heels. see "sex and the city." remember carrie bradshaw's catwalk tumble? >> oh, my god. she's fashion roadkill. >> reporter: runways are littered with roadkill. wobbles, tumbles and wipeouts. at heathrow airport, lady gaga showed she wasn't the practical, rolling luggage type, and ended up rolling her ankles. but for the rest of us, why do we bother when we know it can end like this? the man behind those skyscraping red soles, christian louboutin, explained it to me like this. >> some women are not completely comfortable with their body. and even if you're not really comfortable with your body, you are comfortable with your feet. >> reporter: at the time, i was six months pregnant, so he proved it to me. hello, lovers! i think i just lost five pounds and ten years. fabulous. when you're talking seven-inch heels, practicality really isn't the point. >> i don't want these shoes to be comfortable shoes. >> reporter: they're not going to be birkenstocks. >> exactly. >> reporter: but with those higher heels come
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Oct 23, 2012 7:00pm EDT
media.uals and the >> university of michigan. >> my father went there. in 1970, he helped the their first super bowl spot. was elected governor, congressman, and senator. rival tim kane was the son of a kansas city who lawyer and teacher in richmond. linwood holes in still s for his son-in-law. the harvard law graduate uses harmonica to show his down- home skills. kaine's challenge shadows as from the was lieutenant governor. >> his excellency, and the , time junior senator kaine. difficultyge allen's is regaining his seat after losing it in 2006. was some of the soul- did after the loss? losing. not like it is the most important not to say what you are against, what you are for. he says he is more focused on grassroots operations and take every opportunity to reach voters. both are also father's who point to their faith on social issues. george allen thinks the .overnment has a limited role >> generally speaking, i think on abortionrs be the federal government, but decided by the states. think the taxpayers for elective abortions. >> tim kane says it does not affect his political stance
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Oct 30, 2012 2:35am EDT
jersey, is underwater. >> floodwaters up to 6 feet deep surging into the city streets and damaged an old section of the famous boardwalk that you see here. a 300-yard section, waves were as high as the light poles on the boardwalk. but again that is where sandy first touched down on the east coast. >> unimaginable scene. landfall, 8:00 last night. also they're waiting for daylight to assess the devastation along the jersey shore where sandy made landfall just a few hours ago. >> sandy cut off not just atlantic city, but other barrier island communities as well. the national guard and fire department spent much of the night rescuing residents who insisted on staying despite a very stern warning from the governor. >> this is not a time to be a showoff. this is not a time to be stupid. this its a time to try to save yourself and your family. >> at least 10 people had to be rescued from the tops of their roofs, a curfew in effect in atlantic city. until morning. i don't understand why any one would want to mess with evacuation orders. just get out. >> those officials give those warnings
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Oct 25, 2012 6:00pm EDT
as part of his day long, four-city tour. romney said there is a difference between his path to the future and the presidents. campaign brought a record $111 million the first two weeks of october. >> at copter braziel new video, shows patricky moran -- and controversy all new video, which allegedly shows patrick moran encouraging illegal voting. patrick moran stepped down from yesterday.n did nothing wrong but not want to be a distraction this important lection year. arlington county police have opened a criminal investigation. thel to come, mixed news on front.yment also, why more parents may be the empty nest syndrome. >> first, the showdown over marriage comes to a local college campus. [ earnest ] out of the blue one day, we were told to build a 30-foot stage. gathered the guys and we built that 30-foot stage, not knowing what it was for. just days later, all three shifts were told to assemble inin the warehous. a group of people walked out on that stage and told us s that the plant is now closed and all of you are fired... i looked both ways, i looked at the crowd, and...we al
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Oct 9, 2012 6:00pm EDT
road to the world series is in washington. nationals park is ready for its first time in post-season baseball. metro is adding eight more cars to and from the game to keep the fans moving. the loser will have to apply the plight of the winning city over city hall. -- fly the flag of the winning city over city hall. >> nasa is concerned over what curiosity salt. >> what inspired astor not martelly to write a book about a mouse? >> cloudy and chilly now, but much better weather is on the way. pala howze: it just seems like such an... infringement on our lives. how dare they step into my life that way. it's none of their business. he's trying to restrict us again. he's taking us backwards. george allen is the last thing we need in washington. anncr: the democratic senatorial campaign committee is... responsible for the content of this advertising. >> retired after not martelly, the husband of -- retired astronauts mark kelly has written a book called mouse tronaut. he said he is inspired to write by what he calls a crisis in education. >> we are often not in the top 50 anymore. we used
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Oct 16, 2012 6:30pm EDT
outside new york city. they know the power of one night in this race. look at this. you can see it right there after the first debate, a dramatic change. that surge for mitt romney. now just three weeks remaining, 21 days until americans go to the polls. it is "your voice, your vote" and our team is on the ground at hofstra university in new york, so let's start with abc's jake tapper and what the president is going to bring tonight, jake. >> reporter: good evening, diane. well, campaign sources for both campaigns tell me that romney and obama have rehearsed for this potentially tricky town hall format with aides throwing them random questions jumping from topic to topic looking for ways to bond with the undecided voters who will make up the audience in this theater in the round behind me. >> reporter: at a williamsburg resort president obama put on a confident face between a workout and a 45-minute debate prep. how do you feel about tonight? >> i feel fabulous. >> reporter: what are you going to say? then he ignored a question about the attack on the diplomatic post in beng ghazi,
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Oct 19, 2012 2:35am EDT
city where she met some of the children who live in fear. it is her first report in the special report "hidden america." >> reporter: tonight there are american children living in a war zone. >> my mom doesn't like me playing outside. she fears for my life. >> where did you get shot? >> in the head. >> reporter: a 6-year-old girl is killeden broad day light sitting on the porch getting her hair combed. in another neighborhood, another girl, 7 years old, shot dead. selling candien the front ya-- the front yard. tens of thousand of children trying to gang up in the neighborhood where gang members roam the streets some as young as 13, 14. some carrying assault weapons and shooting at random. in chicago, police are stretched thin. the mayor enraged. >> take your gang conflict away from a 7-year-old. who raised you? >> reporter: and one of the children in one of those neighborhood is a 7-year-old named ralph. who wants to surprise me. so he makes me go out and come in again. >> let's try it one more time. >> surprise? >> reporter: ralph is irrepressible vitality. >> that's it. >> rep
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Oct 9, 2012 12:00pm EDT
incredibly their first careers, successful inmore their second act as entrepreneurs. magic has movie theaters, fast- food franchises, and most recently in as part owner of the l.a. dodgers, and is really the inner city and jobs and opportunities for folks. hy has built a billion business, everything from to foreign the wedding even mored she's successful than martha stewart. looring tondows to forei wedding dresses. it certainly helps to have name recognition when going into business. both amazing examples of how you past what you initially set.ht was your skill much, katie. >> thanks. >> that's at 4:00. slippers' will the smithsonian museum for a short time. they received a sense of ceremony this morning. smithsonian is lending goes a london museum where they e included in an exhibit about hollywood costumes. the slippers will be back in november.e end of >> coming up on abc 7 news, complete forare the longest freefall in history. an australian daredevils set to jump from a capsule 23 miles up. an australian daredevils set to jump from a capsule 23 miles up. there' david smallwood:
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Oct 6, 2012 12:00pm EDT
now. >> a trend we first told about a week ago is spreading beyond just apartments. san francisco is considering allowing apartments about 150 square feet. many cities now allow the micro apartments that are only about the size of an apartment space. it is one thing to have an apartment smaller than some people's closets. >> imagine a tiny package crammed into a stand-alone house. one woman enter 150 square foot home. >> you're in the great room. this is the living room. >> welcome to her tiny house. the main floor with seating area, kitchen, an actor. upstairs in the lot a queen size air master. is a rebellion against the mansion. >> not every kid needs his own bathroom or played from. it is one back to the days we had to enter after their family members and you get along with people. >> she built it for her master's thesis at american military university. >> i think it is great to stay in touch and feel the work that she has done and how she has applied her degree program. >> the tiny home movement has grown since the housing bubble burst. it is green. her home is fuelled by a mobi
ABC
Oct 11, 2012 6:00am EDT
baseball, still ahead at 6:00, highlights from the orioles game 3 hard braking in new york city. >> taking a look ahead to the vice-presidential debate. jill bidevice-president paul ryan and gop nominee paul ryan will have their first and only debate in danville, kentucky this evening. at 6:30 this morning we will hear from abc reporter brandi hitt, live in kentucky. coverage of the debate starts at 9:00 on abc 7 from us and we will talk with "politico" in a few minutes. president obama will be in florida for two campaign events in miami. will be in asheville, north carolina. he will appear at what is being billed as a victory rally. country singer ronnie mills sapfa will join him -- ronny milsap. >> two workers were killed in a collapsed and another missing and feared dead. aid workers injured the miami- dade college campus when a garage collapsed. >> we should learn more today about what caused the death of a female panda cub at the nationals last month. john gonzalez joins us live now from the zoo with more. >> such a sad story. zookeeper's and veterinarians at the national z
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Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. >> for the first time in 15 that.s, thank you for >> it was a fun night. the judges courts are? by "privateollowed practice" and the news at eleven o'clock after that. start with the wide look back across the city. the fog started already. it is really against in spots overnight -- it will be really dense in spots overnight. visibility is starting to come miles at reagan national. that will be the big story later evening. as rain fall goes, across the chesapeake bay and parts of region, there will be some but i thinkurs, stay in that region. just cloudy and a little bit of foggy mist in the air and no rain. partly cloudy and warmer tomorrow, 80 by midday. a passing shower and then beautiful weather thursday and friday. fall weather returns early next week. check out wjla.com. i think that is it for now. >> iraq having so much fun last night. >> it was truly incredible -- >> having so much fun last night. energized in a that is usually reserved for presidential election this time of year. it is the post season, or shortly will be, and the nationals won the nl east last night. they w
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Oct 17, 2012 12:00am EDT
welcome the calm and agreeable presence of our first guest. he is a comedy giant in every way whom you can see live, in the flesh, on october 20th at the taj mahal in atlantic city and december 7th in tucson, arizona. please say hello mr. warmth, don rickles. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ [ cheers continue ] ♪ >> thanks. >> jimmy: what does that mean? >> that means get off my mind. why are they all of the way in the back? obama wins, this is your seat! >> jimmy: is that what is going to happen? >> i don't know. and i don't care. >> jimmy: the song the band played on the way in that's your theme song. when did that become your theme song? >> the other night when i made a move on the wife. she was on the bed and i was in the hall -- i missed and hit the door knob. anyway. >> jimmy: you know the title of that song? >> is this a test? >> jimmy: i know what it is. >> what is the name? >> jimmy: la virgin de la macarena. >> i got that, believe it or not from my attitude of being aggressive and making fun of people in good spirit. i said i love bullfights, my wife and you used to go to ti
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Oct 4, 2012 2:35am EDT
post, the finances of a model in new york city revealed. >> you are really not making any money. >> reporter: for example when she landed this her first cover for "women's health" mag zazine she was disappointed to learn she would get paid $250. other day long shoots pace less, $100 for the day. >> a lot of models do end up working as waitresses in night life. >> reporter: she just wants to clear misconception and give outsiders insight about what she calls the underbelly of the industry. >> keep in mind it is a business for them. they see you as a way to make money. if you need to borrow money from your agency you are waiting to pay the rent, they'll charge you 10%. >> reporter: at 30 years old she knows she is nearing the end of her shelf life. >> i was comfortable. it was easy to do this job the what's snex anext? >> she started a blog, the frugal model teaching girls how to be beautiful on a budget. she says something her life as a model has taught her firsthand. linsey davis, abc news, new york. >> that breaks misconception. think models are raking money on covers. good to
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Oct 26, 2012 7:00am EDT
morning. oklahoma city is 30. dallas gets down to 37. that's how deep this shot, this deep freeze, if you will, of cold air, the first one of the season, gets down in the deep south. in the southwest, we have the strong winds going. already concern about the santa anas and how dry it is in the southwest. we're so early in this wind season. san diego, phoenix, palm springs, vegas. san francisco is on the edge where the powerful wind will be kicking up today. a quick reminder that sandy is out there all weekend long. it will be throwing wind and rain along the coastline. we have to watch for where it good morning, everyone. we have a foggy start on this visibility limited youhaze to start out. afternoon we will have a sunshine a high between >> it's right there. all of america's weather was brought to you by target. >> thanks so much. >>> now, to the big custody fight over obee. the dieting dachshund has made him a national sensation. an animal rescue group is going to court to try to take obee away from the woman who took him in. neal karlinsky has the story. >> reporter: there's fat p
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Oct 5, 2012 7:00am EDT
for this. new york city goes from 80 today to 56 on sunday. and it's cold and rainy at that point. dallas gets into the 50s. it will be a real difference. this is the first one since we were -- that coldet in on drop in the about 25 degrees between now and sunday. today our temperatures will be comfortable and sunny. comfortable, 77- 82 degrees. a few showers possible on saturday but most of the day e dry and only 57 degrees with day >> even that shot doesn't get the whole crowd in. we got it all filled in to the rafters here in times square. now, back inside to our lara spencer. >> great crowd out there. >>> in here, here's a look at what's coming up on our "gma morning menu." when does sharing with your kids go over the line? the woman taking on parents who she says shares just a wee too much. >>> the stars of "clueless" are together again, for our all-star reunion blowout. >>> and it's a royal takeover. is the most paragraphed woman on the planet right here in times square? we'll answer that question. >>> and do a little dancing with d.j. m.o.s. [ male announcer ] every day, th
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Oct 29, 2012 6:00pm EDT
will stay with us for several days. expected to improve anytime soon. brad has been in ocean city, md., sandy first arrived. some shelterg right now. i thought this was going to calm down. in fact, the wind speed has storm hasbecause the tooser as it came shore in new jersey. ,t is nasty looking, certainly are about half the what they were when [inaudible] blowing in.n stille you can see which way the wind blowing. are heading toward another in a few hours. we had a high tide this morning at 8:00 that was pretty dramatic. up and overoming the sea wall. pretty substantial. this is an example of the power of those waves. is one of the benches they very heavy cast-iron bench. it was drawn into this garden. as was this bench. another one over there. it is pretty much like that up and down the boardwalk. you can see some of the debris out here. you can see the sand starting to on the boardwalk as the and thecomes exposed comes walking around the buildings. -- would been around the buildings. about theconcern flooding and there was a lot of flooding in ocean city big 16 street south all
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Oct 4, 2012 11:00pm EDT
pitfound in thaissfax city at park. >> we heard from fairfax county the first time today. is still listed as missing under unusual circumstances. were out herers searching the park earlier was the last place he was known to have been. his friends and families were printing of two different fires been handing out. doy do not know what else to try and help bring him home. plastering his brother's picture all over fairfax -- fairfax hoping someone knows what happened to bryan. >> i can only imagine what his family is going through. -- awful.er i want to help as much as i can. his friend has known him for five years. m as quiet buthi sweet. >> he has a good personality. he is really nice. >> efforts have intensified over last 24 hours. police combed to the park where abandoneds found morning.sday bloodhounds and a helicopter were brought in to assist. is a surveillance video up dunkin donuts. the video does not show as anyone else was in the car with him. the car, his computer, and cellphone, are all in police possession. cases, there is a clue as to why it happened. we are not seeing that. >
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Oct 29, 2012 5:00am EDT
hotel that had sandbags against the first floors in ocean city. talking about the response, we expect to get an update from ocean city officials about 10:00 this morning on the condition and the efforts underway. already this morning we have seen ocean city police and members of the national guard driving along the boardwalk to check out the conditions and to make sure nobody is out here this morning. that is the big concern, for safety and for flooding out here. talking about that in general, we have mandatory evacuations for areas south of this point where we are. 8:00 last night is when there were told to leave by. if you of not been able to leave by now, you have to stay in place. they've closed the bridge from 50 to be able to get in and out. if you are still here, you'll have to stay through the duration of the storm. there were voluntary evacuations for low-lying areas along the delmarva peninsula for people concerned about flooding. we have seen areas boarded up for a precaution for what will come our way. the big concern is we are already starting to see what we're seeing dur
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Oct 28, 2012 6:30pm EDT
offn given the tomorrow. store march team has been the developments. we will go to brad bell in city and roz plater in park.e >> but first, where is sandy and where will it hit? .et's go to steve rudin >> it continues to make its trek , note north, northeast moving very best, but storm s up to 75 m.p.h. maintaining a category one status. living under the overnight hours during the day tomorrow, it is going to start e a move to the west and eventually make landfall w jerseye along the ne coast. looking at the doppler radar, now moving across the chesapeake bay. all this will continue to move west and it will the media metro area over the next hour or two. the big story will come and into tomorrow with the gusting wind, rain and the potential for snow out to the west of the mountains. story as werent gwith what's goin the flood watch that entire area as a warning for frederick county and a quick look at the warning will go into at 8:00 tomorrow morning until 8:00 tuesday evening. wind gusts up to 60 m.p.h. are not out of the question. on what'sa check ocean cityght now in bade things a
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Oct 31, 2012 7:00am EDT
many people who live here are new york city firefighters and first responders. people who have done so much to help so many over so much time, where helpless to save their own homes as they burned down on monday night. there's still pockets of smoldering fire in all of this wreckage behind me. just a few moments ago, a fire engine was just pulled up over here, wading again through floodwaters, trying to put out some of those fires. if you look over my shoulder here, george and amy, straight there is the ocean. that's the atlantic ocean. usually there would be rows and rows, blocks and blocks of homes. this morning, a straight shot to the ocean. people vowed to come back here. but looking at the destruction, it's hard to believe that's going to happen anytime soon. >> a landscape has been changed completely. >>> one of the most heart-stopping events of the storm, the emergency evacuation of a major downtown hospital in manhattan, including newborns from a critical care unit. david muir has more on the heroes who got everyone out safe and sound. so many stories from that night. >> rep
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Oct 11, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. see ya. left field 417 feet. the giants' comeback after losing the first two games. they win the best of 5, 6-4. sadness at of new york city. joe's still says he will manage tonight against the orioles in game 4. everyone is still talking about last night. he blasted two zingers. this shot in the 12th. up 2-1. game 4 is tonight. >> how big is the not in your stomach? >> i do not having not in my stomach. -- a knot in my stomach. >> he does not have they knot. that was not the only walk off. detroit and oakland. smith will try to score from second. yes, sir. the a's when bank and the dramatic season continues. -- win and the dramatic season continues. the redskins play host to the vikings on sunday. while all the other nfl matches have been updated in las vegas, the odds on the redskins have not because of the uncertainty around rgiii. he was back on the field today. everybody is optimistic that he will start on sunday. but the cable be the defense. -- but the key will be the defense. >> he looks pretty good. he still has great vision. he is not 100%, he is 98%. >> basketball fans
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Oct 30, 2012 6:00am EDT
a very dangerous storms and it has met our expectations. eric samuah york city getting the brunt of it. straight ahead at 6:00, sandy big apple, causing outages, fires, and damage.f >> first responder sandbar crews of here but north all across the region. they are assessing the damage. updates arounde the area. including ocean city as we the damage that after sandy sent water rushing into downtown. brianne carter out there this morning. good morning, washington. i am steve chenevey. >> i am cynne simpson. rise and shine. a lot of rain and wind this morning. dropped ass have left of santa begins to move out. let's check in with jacqui jeras. >> the worst of the storm is still have some with. to deal the rain is falling and the wind gusting still at 300 40 miles times. at sandy is a post-tropical system now, over central pennsylvania, york with a maximum winds of 65 miles an hour, still really attacking a punch at this time, moving slowly to the west. rainfall has been a big concern along with flooding. we have had so much. records broken yesterday at bwi 5.5 inches of water. records
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Oct 26, 2012 2:35am EDT
comments, challenge to the president. earlier this week she did not mince words at all. >>> first residents of a new york city apartment building were settling in for a quiet evening when suddenly they heard what they describe as blood curdling screams. >> the screams turned out to be a young mom returning home to find what can only be described as an utterly horrific scene. wabc's report has the details. >>> 5:30 p.m., horror on the city's upper west side. [ sirens blaring ] in the middle of the evening rush -- a frantic dash to save lives. and to figure out what happened in this luxury apartment building on west 75th street. >> i just saw people rushing to the streets right here. and, you know personnel coming. people, and i thought maybe it was like something exciting going on. >> reporter: it was murder on the second floor in an apartment, a woman comes home to find two of her children murdered in a bathtub, the nanny on the floor, a kitchen knife nearby. >> a mother returned with her 3-year-old child from swimming lessons. she enters her apartment. the apartment is dark, a ti
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Oct 29, 2012 6:30pm EDT
, how will new york city handle it? the big apple has been shut down to its core. lower manhattan looks like a ghost town. wall street will be closed for consecutive days because of weather for the first timing since the 1800s in a place where you have to look up to see where many live, skyscrapers are a concern. wind speeds on the ground are half those on the top floors. sometimes forcing buildings to sway. >> the further up you live the more reason you should close your drapes and just stay away from windows. >> reporter: watch this bath water slosh in a brookline high-rise in gusts of barely 40 miles an hour. half what's expected from sandy. at ground zero still under construction special precautions as teams worked to latch down machinery. fears heightened by that ten-ton steel arm dangling from a high-rise building. but the main threat from sandy is storm surge. not just flooding, surge effect hits like a liquid fist powered by 80-mile-an-hour winds. sandy brings potentially an extra 6 to 12 feet of sand enriver flow that could fill manhattan like a basin. 375,000 people have
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Oct 16, 2012 6:00am EDT
while. first, traffic with angela. a crash on 95 northbound in thelicatinge drive. we are seeing delays. o dale city andt approaching the prince william parkway, the accident is blocking the left lane. from the way to prince william parkway. southbound 95 in maryland is pretty good. 23 minutes between the s.ltway back to you. >> thank you. it's 51 degrees. who is taking responsibility for deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in libya? >> a popular snack is under investments, persoy,nally, abot paid 14% in federal taxes, is that fair to the guy higher rate than you did? romney: "yeah, encourage economic growth." us. is that the way to grow america? this message. >> you are watching abc 7's "good morning washington" with cynne simpson and steve chenevey. this is "good morning washington," on your side. 6:15. making changes to smoking rules in washington. >> what is this all about, jummy olabanji? >> the russian prime minister is media.social when you pull up his twitter page, he posted a video on his blog where he says he's pushing an all-out public smoking .an in russia the world health o
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Oct 17, 2012 6:00am EDT
feisty that in the first exchange where we saw them pointing at each other, circling each other somebody said they thought the city service would intervene. we saw governor romney's preparation let him down. the point about libya which was the biggest moment from the debate was arguable but he did not have the facts are right. the president slapped him down and people will remember that. poor med ron they will never live down the phrase talking about africans for cabinet positions. -- port mitt romney will never live down the phrase stuck in that africans for cabinet positions. there is a website up about met ron it than others when states are even more important now. >> battleground virginia, ohio -- both campaigns tellus -- both campaigns tell us that they will focus on those states and the next couple of weeks. obama got more out of this debate and mitt romney did. -- ben mitt romney did. mitt romney knows he missed some opportunities but did not do so badly. we have a jump ball with a lot of the candidates' comments aimed at the swing states. >> what do the candidates have t
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Oct 21, 2012 9:30am EDT
time. >> she came in, lifteted it up, and i i think "sex in the city was playing -- sex in the city" was playing. >> i gott. i want to ask about the biggest lesson you have learned. let's take a quick break and we will be ght back. first, o hot minute. >> training governmt and contract work forces was prominent in the media with the proclamation of october as national security -- cyber security awareness month. 11 tips were issued on building a better prepared workforce. the recommendations included creating a dedicateded server security career path and proven opportunities for veterans. federal news radio reports said the relatively new cyber security work force framework developed by 20 different agencies is having a significant impact on defining and prepari a better trained work force. "the wall street journal" reports on what raytheon is doing to prepare its own worork forc finally, new research put statistics to the public sector workforce usage of srtphone r businessse, and the concerns they had about security. ease go to wjl [ male announcer ] this commercial is not about ge
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Oct 9, 2012 4:00am EDT
during housing's boom and bust cycle in the past decade. and they're smaller cities that have been good at creating jobs. >>> many soda vending machines will soon dispense something new, information. labels listing the calorie count will be affixed to selection buttons. the first of the machines will roll out in chicago and san antonio earlier next year. they will include more low-calorie drinks. >>> and speaking of sodas and fast food and that sort of thing. >> that was a beautiful segue to our next story because a survey finds that wendy's really lives up to fast food. its window orders was 2:20 faster than taco bell. wendy's was also the only one to improve on last year's performance. always a dark side. it finished in the middle of the pack when it came to accuracy. wendy's number one, then taco bell, then, bojangles, mcdonald's, chick-fil-a and burger king. >> that's one thing i miss living in the city. no drive-through. wendy's used to be my go-to. >> i'm hungry. go ahead. you read that. >>> when we come back, unsportsman-like conduct. angry reaction after football fans cheer
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Oct 18, 2012 2:35am EDT
footwear fiasco for the prime minister. not the first woman to fall head over heels so publicly. cue "sex and the city" remember carrie bradshaw's fumble. littered with road kill. wobbles, tumbles, and wipeouts. heathrow airport, lady gaga showed she wasn't the practical lling luggage type and ended up rolling her ankles. for the rest of us why do we bother when we know it can end like this? the man behind those sky scraping red soles, christian louboutin explain it to me like this. >> some women are not completely comfortable with their body. even if you are not really comfortable with your body you are comfortable with the feet. at the time, i was six months pregnant. he proved it to me. >> hello, lovers. i think i lost five pound. when you are talking 7 inch heels, practically is not the point. >> i do not want these shoes to appear as comfortable shoes. >> not bis-- >> with the heels come hyperrisks. the lesson. looking good is the easy part. it's what you do after the fall that really counts. sharyn alfonsi, abc news, new york. >> that is the war on women. did you hear what he s
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Oct 4, 2012 5:00am EDT
notes as the romney and obama sparred in their first debate. much more coming up at 6:00. to check in with people able toon get action on things they need. >> this story coming from new york city. it is called cell phone valet . it is similar to the food trucks have in our area, but it is a cell phone truck. they parked outside new york schools where allowed toe not bring their cell phones in. they pay a dollar a day to keep the truck. in outthey can go in and come and check their cell phone or e-mails and it's all for $1 per day. they could end up paying $180 year for this service. a lot of money, but a lot of new york city students claim it's because they are not bring their cell schools.to the it's kind of a good idea. i have not seen them anywhere new york city yet. many schools don't allows bring their cell phones into the schools. way one companies o make a lot of money. >> i don't know if i would leave cellphone in someone else's y every day. >> kids these days, i don't know what to say. >> maybe the schools should do that and generate a little revenue. thanks so much. 5:47. wh
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Oct 15, 2012 5:00pm EDT
of died. >> hopefully we are many weeks away from our first snow of the season. >> many weeks. >> we can all hope. but officials want to make sure that everyone is ready. >> that's right. we have a look at how the city is preparing. >> we are standing here in october because last winter was so unusually mild. dare i say warm. they are hoping that two years ago, 2010, does not happen again, but if it does, we will have enough trucks and enough salt. the winter of 2010, back-to-back blizzards, snowmaggedon. the d.c. area was buried four days. council member larry tate was no fan back then. >> i thought we were caught flatfooted. >> will the city be ready if this coming winter producers of lizard that shut everything down again? -- produces a blizzard that shut everything down again? >> we are ready. >> it is still hard, much harder than it should of been for the residents. >> the city purchase 45 new snow plows, and this time around the city has a contract for 50 additional heavy plows if needed. >> we were overwhelmed. i am glad we have got more. >> the city has parked and read
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